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COGNEX CORP

Form 10-K filed on 2/9/2012 for COGNEX CORP

Line Label Object Class Period Type Balance Name
1 0609 - Disclosure - Accrued Expenses (Details) [Network]

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2 Accrued Expenses [Abstract] [Abstract]

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us-gaap:PayablesAndAccrualsAbstract
3 Constituents of accrued expenses [Abstract]

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us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrentAbstract
4 Company bonuses [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:AccruedBonusesCurrent
5 Salaries, commissions, and payroll taxes [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:AccruedSalariesCurrent
6 Vacation [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:AccruedVacationCurrent
7 Japanese retirement allowance [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit cgnx:RetirementAllowance
8 Japanese consumption taxes [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit cgnx:AccruedConsumptionTaxesCurrent
9 Warranty obligations [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualClassifiedCurrent
10 Other [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent
11 Total [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent
12 Changes in warranty obligations [Abstract]

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13 Beginning Balance [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual
14 Provisions for warranties issued during the period [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualWarrantiesIssued
15 Fulfillment of warranty obligations [Concept] Monetary For Period Debit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualPayments
16 Foreign exchange rate changes [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualCurrencyTranslationIncreaseDecrease
17 Ending Balance [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual